Issue > Access to Information

Interview: Access to news sources has not changed

With conflicts escalating in Myanmar’s Kachin, Karen, Shan and Rakhine States, journalists’ access to those areas for reporting remained unsafe… Read More

ThaiPublica challenges the army to test the right to know law

An independent online media organization is suing the army for details on a controversial project to test access to information laws in Thailand.

Notable progress in right to information in Southeast Asia

As the international community marks its first Universal Access to Information day, there was significant progress in 2016 on official policy among Southeast Asian countries on freedom of information (FOI) as two countries – Vietnam and the Philippines – passed new policies enabling the right.

Starting from scratch on freedom of information

There is yet any hint of official recognition of the public right-to-know in Burma, after half a century of military… Read More

Freedom of Information progressing slowly in Southeast Asia

SEAPA’s Right to Know Series: Access to Information in Southeast Asia [See country reports on Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma)… Read More

In Search of Freedom of Information and Democracy

SEAPA’s Right to Know Series: Access to Information in Southeast Asia [See country reports on Cambodia, Indonesia,and Thailand] The push… Read More

The Right to Information Law of 2008

SEAPA’s Right to Know Series: Access to Information in Southeast Asia [See country reports on Cambodia, Malaysia and Thailand] During… Read More

The Right to Information: Status and Challenges

SEAPA’s Right to Know Series: Access to Information in Southeast Asia [See country reports on  Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand] This… Read More

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